[eJP note: This article is part of a series focusing on new ideas emerging from the day school field with relevance for Jewish professionals in Jewish education and beyond. The post contributes to the conversation on the topic of 21st Century Sustainability.] by Rachel K. … [Read more...] about How Is This Article Different From All Other Articles?
Archives for July 2013
by Perri Klein and Michael Ben-Avie, Ph.D Evaluation and measurement are important to any project that seeks to create social change and to those who make philanthropic investments to support such work. The inherent challenges to meaningful evaluation of Jewish engagement can … [Read more...] about Early Family Engagement: Measuring Growth in Jewish Identity
Transcoso, Portugal, July 23, 2013 - A new Jewish cultural and religious center was inaugurated today in the city of Transcoso - the first of its kind in Portugal since the country’s Jews were expelled more than 500 years ago. The center is a joint collaborative effort between t … [Read more...] about First Jewish Cultural Center in Portugal Inaugurated
The problem is that the Jewish Community hasn’t yet fully internalized the need for a new leadership paradigm that places networking and collaboration at its center. by Andrés Spokoiny When I watched Rabbi Brander’s passionate argument for embracing “prosumer” culture in our … [Read more...] about Adopting a Collaborative Leadership Paradigm
by Joel Frankel "The Taglit-Birthright Israel Community Trips Manual" describes the Mifgash peer-to-peer component of each trip as a five- to 10-day meeting between young Jewish adults from abroad and from Israel that constitutes a cornerstone of Birthright’s educational p … [Read more...] about The Case for Israelis: A Flaw in the Birthright Educational Curriculum